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I LOVE scrap'n, craft'n and bake'n!!! I try all sorts of different tricks and I am a big fan of LOTS of color :) I bake and craft for my husband who has a love hate relationship with my baking and I bake for our wonderful Mini Church that happens every Wednesday. It's a great way to start our night and to gear us up to dig into the Word of God. I take different ideas that I see all around the world and combine them to make my own fun new project. I also have some great originals :] It's so amazing to see how creative people are and I love a good challenge. I have aprons & picture boards on my website www.DeLo-Designs.com and on Facebook, search for DeLo Designs. "Sassy Cakes" is our baking company, we have a Facebook page up with a lot of our creations listed on the site. Please check us out and "like" us :] Thank you and enjoy the site!!!

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Dino-Mite!

For my sisters birthday this last week I decided to get blingy with it. After getting my new Peachy Keen Stamps I knew I had to make something with my Create a Critter cartridge. I decided on the always cute "dino". I cute the Dino at 3 1/2 and used my iRock for the jeweled spine, then topped it off with an acrylic "happy birthday stamp". Needless to say my sissy loved it! My other sister and I always have a card off. Hers was quite cute as well she made an explosion box. Here's her blog to check out. I hope you enjoy my card :)
Till Next time...

Mrs. DeLo

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Operation Solid Lives Graduation Card

So me and my husband are in our second round of O.S.L., Operation Solid Lives through our church Hope Chapel. It's an amazing, challenging, worthwhile adventure! My mom and dad are in their first round which is 4 weeks long and boy does it blow your mind. You have to cut out all media (secular t.v., radio, newspapers, movies, etc.), read and journal daily, 3 sermons during the week, Sunday sermon, and a mid week service. It's not an easy class folks! There is something that happens with you and your relationship with the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit that makes all that discipline (being a disciple) worth while.


Anyways I am making my mom and dad a graduation card and I have all these amazing rubber and acrylic stamps to use but struggle with coloring them in. I turned to one my favorite bloggers Paula. Paula does a blog called "More Than Favors by Paula", I wrote her because I KNEW she would have some great tips. So with a stamp, PRISMA Color Pencils and paint thinner I made this....

 Stamps says, 
"The task ahead of us is never 
as great as the power behind us"
(This is the back of the envelope)
 
 (front of envelope)

I love this technique so much, thanks Paula!! It's got the benefit of water color but so much less mess. I will be posting a lot on my website very soon and getting an icon to donate for beanies that I will be making for the kids at CHOC Hospital. I've been super busy with OSL, guitar and well life :) Hope you all enjoyed this, I know I did!

Now get to scrap'n!!!


Mrs. DeLo 
www.delo-designs.com
delodesignshb@gmail.com

Friday, October 21, 2011

Obsessed with Scrapbooking!!

This is from one of my favorite blogs I follow, Obsessed with Scrapbooking!  She posted a give away and 13 new carts for scrappers :) Check out the New Testament, it's awesome!!!!
Enjoy!!!
Mrs. DeLo
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 06:51 PM PDT
There is something for everyone in today's Cricut cartridge release!  A whopping thirteen cartridges are being released this month!

Let's sum them up:

Cricut Imagine Cartridges - 3 of these:  Santa's Village, Santa's Wish and Floral Emporium; I love the papers on all of these cartridges - super cute!
Cricut Lite Cartridges -   3 of these: Cricut Pet Shop, Fast Food and Sweater Weather - Available at Cricut.com
Cricut Full Size Cartridges -  6 of these: Noah's ABC Animals, Ribbons and Rosettes, New Testament, Go Canada, Paper Trimmings (Cricut Circle Exclusive) and Cricut 'Tis the Season (Creative Memories only)
Cricut Project Cartridge - 1 of these: Cricut Stencil

Don't forget to check out Melanie's blog at Courtney Lane Designs - she always has a giveaway and fabulous projects!

Now, for the October Hello Thursday Giveaway:



How can you win?

1) Leave a comment below letting me know your best tip about using the Cricut.
2) Subscribe or follow the blog.

That's it!  Winner will be announced on Monday, October 24 and will have two weeks to claim their prize.

Now, on with the show:

Cricut Pet Shop Cartridge: Available at Cricut.com

Cricut Christmas Wish Imagine Cartridge:



Cricut Noah's ABC Animals:



Cricut Imagine Santa's Village Cartridge:






Cricut Stencil Cartridge:  Recommended to be used with the Color Artz airbrush system.



Cricut Fast Food Cartridge: Available at Cricut.com


Cricut Ribbons and Rosettes Cartridge:



Cricut New Testament Cartridge:

Cricut Paper Trimmings - Cricut Circle Exclusive Cartridge

Cricut Sweater Weather: Available at Cricut.com

Cricut Imagine Floral Emporium:




Cricut Go Canada Cartridge:


Cricut Creative Memories 'Tis the Season Cartridge: Only available through Creative Memories


Want to see more of my projects?
Click HERE to see my gallery!
Click HERE to go to my Creative Memories Website!
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Posted: 20 Oct 2011 08:20 AM PDT
How about a fun, ghoulish card to get this Thursday started?
 This Dracula is from the Cricut Happy Hauntings Shape Cartridge and was cut at 4" to fit on this 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" card.  I used red glitter paper for his cape and shiny silver paper for his face and hands.
I thought about putting red stickles down his chin but it seemed a little too gruesome and I worried I would smear it in my impatience to photograph the card.  Good to know yourself...LOL!  This "My Favorite Monster" stamp is from the Punkin Patch stamp set called Trick or Treat.  See below:

For the inside of the card, I used another Punkin Patch stamp set called Little Monsters (see below), as well as the "Happy Halloween" from the Trick or Treat set:


I am an affiliate for Punkin Patch stamps and if you would like to purchase some of these stamps, please click HERE.  They have a bunch of cute Halloween, Autumn and Christmas stamps that they have just come out with - check it out HERE.  The quality is outstanding - stamps perfectly the first time!
I pop dotted my vampire for the front of the card, after mounting it onto a Spellbinders oval die cut.

Want to see more of my projects?
Click HERE to see my gallery!
Click HERE to go to my Creative Memories Website!
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